|On the stage you must always be enacting something action, motion is the basis of the art Of the actor even external immobility. Does not imply passiveness. You may sit without motion & at the same time be in full action . Frequently physical immobility is the direct result of inner intensity. So I will put it like this on the stage it is necessary to act , either outwardly or inwardly. Every thing that happens on the stage has a definite purpose.